Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Needs to Be at the Table As MAP-21 Is Implemented (Passenger Transport)
  • Why Does It Cost So Much to Build Transit In the U.S.? (Bloomberg)
  • Privately Run High-Speed Rail Is Possible in Florida and Texas (Yes, Texas!) (Planetizen)
  • Most Transit Driver Assaults Go Unreported (CBC)
  • The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects Is Cooler Than Parklets (Atlantic Cities)
  • Another Reason Behind Young People’s Preference For Urban Living and Transit? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Here’s Some Data! (Transpo Nation, BTS)
  • Awesomeness: Surgeon, Stuck in Traffic, Abandons Car and Rides Pink Kid-Sized Bike to Hospital (Grist)
  • Hurricane Isaac Devastates Haiti, But Way More Importantly, It Might Raise Gas Prices! (The Hill)

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]

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Researchers Introduce International Transit-Oriented Development Scorecard (Trust.org) Work on DC’s Silver Line Nearly Complete (WaPo) Honolulu Updates Feds on High-Speed Rail Project (Pacific Biz News) Thousands in Utah Took Advantage of Free Transit Passes (AP) Texas Could Face Same Obstacles as California on High-Speed Rail (CAHSR Blog) Atlantic Cities Finds Link Between Sprawl and Republicanism […]

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No New Transpo Secretary Yet, But the Buzz Is Still All About Deborah Hersman (WaPo) Buy America Fight Returns to Congress (National Journal) Behind the Veil at U.S. DOT: A Tour for Bike Advocates (Bike Portland) Here’s an Idea: Rake in Transpo Revenues and Bankrupt Everything Else (Cyclelicio.us) With the Feds Out of the Picture, […]

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Judge Deals Major Blow to California High Speed Rail (AP) Would Transit Agencies Be Better If They Were Non-Profits? (Atlantic Cities) Where Boston Mayoral Hopefuls Stand on Development (Boston Globe) MD Transit Authority Makes Case for Public-Private Partnership on Purple Line (WaPo) Pittsburgh Gains Cred as Top Walking/Biking City (PPS) Hybrid/Electric Bus Maker (and Anthony […]

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Procedural Wrestling Match Robs Sen. McConnell of His Plan to Foil Obama Jobs Bill (TPM) Obama, Again, Confuses “Functionally Obsolete” and “Structurally Deficient” (The Hill) LA Embraces Urban Street Design As Anti-Obesity Tactic (Atlantic Cities) New Jersey Town Becomes a Transit Village, Whether It Wants To Or Not (NYT) Chicago Struggles to Bring Transit to […]

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Inside California Gov. Jerry Brown’s Idea to Fund HSR With Cap and Trade (WSJ) Northern Virginia Weighs Roads Against Transit in Funding Decisions (WTOP) Texas Has Nation’s Biggest Road Repair Deficit (Bloomberg) Baton Rouge Reconsidering Its New Bus Hubs (KC Star) With Gabe Klein Moving to Transit Screen, Is Public Transit-Tracking Superceding Mobile? (WaPo) Arkansas […]